Role of Citation Databases in Research: A Study

Geetha Naik, Rekha Pai

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This study attempts to overview the awareness and use of citations databases by researches and faculty members of MIT, MAHE, Manipal. The survey reveals that most of the research scholars are aware of the citation databases and largely use them for their research work and to update subject knowledge. Many of the respondents use the citation databases to select good journals for publishing their papers and to prepare the exhaustive bibliography at the end of their work easily. It is found that nearly 50% of respondents are satisfied with the search features and functionality of citation databases subscribed by MIT library.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-13
Number of pages13
JournalLibrary Philosophy and Practice
Publication statusPublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy
  • Library and Information Sciences


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